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of sunday meter enforcement. >> mr. yee is going to come up and give you an update. you had asked when we approved the budget that we return to you prior to the end of the calendar year and report to you on our progress and preparations towards the implementation of what you approved. so, we just have a kind of brief update for you and then we're here to answer any questions that you have. >> thank you. mr. yee? good afternoon, mr. yee. >> good afternoon, mr. chairman, members of the board, mr. reiskin. vaughan yee with sustainable streets. as you recall, you approved the enforce. of sunday parking meters as part of the last two-year budget cycle with the target date of implementation by january 6 of 2013. * so, i'm here to give you a brief update on where we are status wise on that process. basically we've taken two tracks to accomplish that goal, target date. the first is that we are focusing on the communications to try to achieve some widespread awareness of this significant policy change, and to raise awareness of the new metering hours before this target date, we are doing -- we are
some. director bridges, would you like to -- >> yes, thank you, chair nolan. and thank you, mr. yee, for the update and director reiskin for following up on everything. you mentioned that you met with mr. pappas and other stakeholders in november to hear their concerns. out of that mr. pappas i'm sure as you stated identified some problem areas. what's your -- what are you doing to address this prior to implementation if anything, or are you planning on doing it later in the year? >> well, director bridges, i think that would kind of depend on what we actually find when we do the site visits and we have the further conversation with him. it depends on the nature of the specific issue. some things could be done very easily, others might take some time depending on specifically what's involved. >> and i would add that some of his concerns are addressed in what we're planning to do. so, he had concerns about the older meters and would they be -- have the ability for prepay and for four-hour time duration. and as mr. yee indicated, they do, they will, and they have all the function alit
to do with hayes street. >> okay. so, we have, mr. yee, you want to respond to that, please? >> good afternoon, mr. chair, members of the board, mr. reiskin. vaughan yee from stainable streets. let me address the sixth street toll item first. that was as you remember, a pilot project that the board approved on october 17th, 2011 as part of a pedestrian safety enhancement program that we were undertaking. as you know, sixth street in this corridor, is very noted for -- it's higher than average pedestrian and collision accident history. so, the proposal was to test pilot a removal of the tow-away on the east side of the street for the blocks from folsom to market to allow parking there during the peak. and it had several benefits. one is that it physically narrows the street a little bit to allow a shorter crossing distance for the pedestrians crossing sixth street. it provides a very useful and beneficial buffer between moving vehicles and pedestrians on the sidewalk. and if successful, this space will allow us in the future to construct corner intersection [speaker not understood] or
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